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Learning Languages Liberates our Minds

Give yourself, give a loved one, especially a child the ultimate cosmopolitan gift: Multilingualism.

People who speak two or more languages have significantly better overall cognitive abilities than those who speak one. 794 more words


What No One Tells You About Bonding With Baby


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If we spend time thinking about it (which we often don’t), most of us believe we’ll transition into motherhood easily.

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One volunteer opens up about her passion for early learning

“Volunteering is a window in the passions of the soul.” – Patrick Dixon

And Lotje Hives’s passion for early learning is unquestionable.

She works full-time as Program and Outreach Coordinator with the Near North District School Board in North Bay, Ontario. 236 more words


What Types of Sound Experiences Enable Children to Learn Best? | MindShift | KQED News

The Role of Sound in Child Development:

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          MindShift from KQED public radio is a treasure trove of good information about learning and education. 159 more words

Impact of maternal depression and anxiety on child development

A number of new studies have found that stress, depression or anxiety during and after pregnancy can have long lasting effects on the development of your child. 60 more words

Maternal Mental Health

Giving Thanks

I have been blessed to be able to work in early childhood education for more than 25 years.  I started off as an assistant in a lab school and have had pretty much every job available in center.   311 more words


A Lesson For Preschools: When It's Done Right, The Benefits Last : NPR Ed : NPR

The Quality of Preschool Education Makes the Difference, a Recent Study:

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          For the last several decades we have been focusing on early childhood education and trying to figure out what works and what doesn’t. 130 more words